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Attorney General Mark Brnovich took his opposition to the White House’s vaccine mandate to court, where his arguments weren’t well-received. Our Friday NewsCap panelists weigh in on that and the state’s other top stories Plus, Arizona's new Teacher of the Year on exposing students to STEM fields early on. That and more on The Show.

Cam DeCaussin at home Royse Contemporary Scottsdale
“Home” has meant a lot of things during the pandemic: a sanctuary, a hideout, a jail. And that’s what Phoenix painter Cam DeCaussin explores in his newest solo exhibition at Royse Contemporary in Old Town Scottsdale.
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Cities across the country and the state are preparing for an influx of cash, after the passage of the federal infrastructure bill. Mesa Mayor John Giles on projects in his city. And an investigation into the relationship between a nonprofit and state lawmakers on its payroll. That and more on The Show.

A COVID-19 testing site in Phoenix
The average number of COVID-19 cases reported daily in Arizona has risen more than 25% in the last two weeks. The surge is driven by people who aren’t vaccinated, but breakthrough infections among vaccinated people appear to be on the rise too.
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The so-called ballot audit caused all kinds of disagreements—including Republican infighting. A now-former Maricopa County Supervisor talks about the current state of politics and what led to his resignation. Plus, artists take on the many facets of social distancing in a new exhibit. That and more on The Show.

asylum protest
As restrictions lifted at the U.S.-Mexico border, many people were eager to cross to reunite with relatives. But while some were finally reconnecting, not everyone was so lucky.
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Arizona utility regulators have approved a rate decrease for the state’s biggest public utility. We'll hear what that decision could really mean for consumers. Plus, finding common ground on the future of U.S. elections. That and more on The Show.

Navajo Generating Station
The Arizona Corporation Commission voted last week to cut Arizona Public Service’s profits by more than $100 million. At the same time, it also voted to dramatically slash funding it had planned to provide to the Navajo Nation and other tribal communities.
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The fights over vaccine requirements in the workplace are starting, as the feds issue their rules on the subject. We'll hear what new data say about the number of employers who are requiring vaccination. Plus, how the pandemic has affected Arizona’s already fragile child care system. That and more on The Show.

COVID-19 vaccine at pharmacy
A federal appeals court panel has temporarily blocked the Biden administration’s rule requiring employers with more than 100 employees to generally require workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19.